Ron Ukrainetz

Born and raised in Great Falls, Montana, Ukrainetz is a life-long artist. During the past 35+ years as a professional artist, he has garnered awards and recognition from numerous shows across the country. He has been featured in magazines such as “Western Art Collector”, “Wildlife Art Magazine”, “The Artists Magazine”, “Fine Art Connoisseur”, and “Western Art & Architecture” to mention but a few. Although he paints extensively en plein air in oil, Ron is a living master in acrylics on engraved Claybord (polychromatic engraving).

Top 72 “Best of America” National Oil and Acrylics Painters Society (NOAPS), Society of Master Impressionists (SMI) , Top 100 PaintAmerica Competition Awards (8 x), Top 100 Paint the Parks Competition (8x), Paint the Parks Top MINI 50 Award, 2012 Awarded Master Circle Membership, PaintAmerica Association (PAAM), Featured in the AMAZON television series “Art Across America”

He has participated in the C.M. Russell Art Auction every year since 1995. Ron is a member of Oil Painters of America, PaintAmerica Masters Circle, National Oil and Acrylics Painter’s Society, a founding member and past-president of Montana Painter’s Alliance, a founding member and president Emeritas of the Out West Art Show, Inc., and founder of the Young Masters Art Program. Ron was also a featured speaker twice at the National Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation’s annual conventions.